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How to Grow Your Business to $60,000 a Month – Business Article

    I came across Gamal’s story months ago on how he was able to start his beard oil company, Fresh Heritage, and within 90 days grew his revenue to over $60,000 a month. Of course, I was impressed and had to share with you his step by step process on exactly how he was able to start and launch his business. Have you ever questioned how do people get the money to start? Should you launch a product or…

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Five ways to use social proof to boost sales – Online Business Article

New visitors don’t just become customers the first time they come across your small business. Even when they’re impressed by your products and services, they almost always look at the actions and opinions of others to decide whether they can trust buying from you. You most likely do that too. You book a hotel based on the reviews you read, you try a new restaurant based on how many people you see inside, and you sign up for a gym…

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Small Business Tax Tips: Your New Tax Year Resolutions For 2020 – Online Business Article

If you are one of the 5.5 million people who fill in a Self Assessment Tax Return, you will be all-too familiar with the ‘joys’ of the January Tax Attack. It’s the headlong rush to get your tax return filed, so you can beat that all-important January the 31st deadline, and avoid the penalties. You’d love to get it sorted earlier in the year, of course, but who has the time, right? After all, you’re the one putting the busy…

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Find Your Focus as a Multi-Passionate Entrepreneur – Women in Business Article

Do you ever find yourself torn between your many different passions? This is very common among entrepreneurs, and I’m here to deliver some good news. You don’t have to choose just one of your passions to be successful as an entrepreneur. I know, feel free to exhale. Multi-passionate entrepreneur. Does that feel totally aligned with who you feel you are at your very core? Me too. This is a term coined by my fellow entrepreneur queen Marie Forleo back in…

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SAP Analytics – What Is Experience Management – Business Intelligence Article

SAP has announced its intention to acquire Qualtrics, a global pioneer in the area of experience management (XM) software. (Updated: Read the acquisition press release.) Experience management is the process of monitoring every interaction people experience with a company in order to discover opportunities for improvement. For decades, SAP has been the leader in business applications that generate and leverage operational data (O-data)—hard numbers like costs, accounting, and sales—to inform their business decisions. But while operational data gives you an idea…

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Let’s Talk: Business | Dynamic Business – Small Business Advice – Forums – Business Article

Best tips and tricks to get the New Year off to a roaring start New Year’s Resolutions aren’t for everyone but there was a common theme among our Let’s Talk business leaders as they tackle the start of 2019 – goal setting and investing in staff retention and training.  For these savvy business owners, the start of the New Year provides an opportunity to reflect on the past year and analyse the key successes and failures before setting some achievable…

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50 Reasons Why Some Businesses Fail While Others Succeed – Business Article

26 – In the end, enthusiasm is not enough to succeed. It takes much more than that. You need to research your market, your competition, the financial feasibility of your concept, and more. As you fight through the battles of making your dream come true, you need to be able to go back to read and re-read your business plan. The concepts laid down in your business plan will help you to convince your bank to give you the loan…

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Why I Lead by Central Prince Georges Chapter Leader Pamela Hart Vines – Women in Business Article

This post by AWE Central Prince Georges Chapter Leader Pamela Hart Vines, Founder & CEO of Troop PR and Vines Film, appeared first on Linked In on January 24, 2019. I’m a community leader. Although I have yet to organize social cause demonstrations or run for public office, my important contribution to my community is to lead the local chapter of a women’s networking group called Awesome Women Entrepreneurs. My chapter, among seven AWE chapters in the region, is based…

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Choosing a company name that grabs attention – Online Business Article

Choosing the right name for your company can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name can fail to connect with your target audience, causing you to spend lots of money clarifying what your business does. In contrast, a unique, memorable name gives your audience an indication of what your company is about, and can also help perform a hefty portion of the marketing and branding for you. In this post, we’ll share a few helpful tips and…

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SAP Analytics – Top 10 Analytics Trends for 2019 – Business Intelligence Article

2019 is the year that analytics technology starts delivering what users have been dreaming about for over forty years — easy, natural access to reliable business information. 1. Machine learning everywhere. We’ve reached the third great wave of analytics, after semantic-layer business intelligence platforms in the 90s and data discovery in the 2000s. Augmented analytics platforms based on cloud technology and machine learning are breaking down the longest-standing barriers to analytics success. They bring insights to users rather than forcing users…

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The eight key elements of a great portfolio website – Online Business Article

Sadly, many professionals neglect their own portfolio websites. It’s understandable, considering they’d rather spend time working on client projects than on their own business. The problem with that is that they’re likely losing business, and potentially losing out on some of the best clients they might be able to get. Here’s the thing: whether you’re a blogger, a musician or an accountant, you can’t be without a portfolio website. Why? Because it’s usually the first thing a lot of your…

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An Updated Look at Risk Taking for Professional Women – Women in Business Article

A new report by KPMG for 2019 called “Risk, Resilience, Reward- Mastering the 3 Rs: The Key to Women’s Success in the Workplace” suggests that women are still cautious when it comes to risk taking in their careers with 69% of report respondents saying they are are open to taking small risks to further their career, but a lower number (43%) revealing that they are open to taking bigger risks that may be associated with career advancement. Just 8 percent…

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Eight simple tactics to provide a superior customer experience – Online Business Article

The most successful businesses are the ones that know not only how to win new customers but, more importantly, how to retain existing customers. How do they do that? By focusing on delivering a superior experience that leaves customers with a good feeling about the business. So good that they keep coming back to buy more and recommend the business to everyone they know. So if customer experience can make or break a business, why is it that so many…

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#MompConf Twitter Party – Mompreneurs® – Wonen in Business Article

We’re so close to kicking off The 2019 National Mompreneurs® Conference! What better way to celebrate than to host a Twitter Party so we can connect with you and our incredible roster of sponsors, speakers, partners, and attendees! With $1,500+ in prizes to give away, we know this is the party you WON’T want to miss! Be sure to follow our sponsors and partners PLUS RSVP below for your chance to win! @TheMompreneurTM @NationalBank  @TruShieldIns  @GoDaddyCanada   @UPS_smallbizCA  @Vistaprint @ParentsCanada   PRIZES INCLUDE:…

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Bookkeeping for a Growing Business – Business Article

  Starting a business may seem simple, but there are many moving pieces in any small business that may be challenging. Arguably, one of the most important moving pieces in a small business is having a clean set of financials to help run and manage the business. Daily bookkeeping can be a make or break when it comes to measuring and understanding your business. Bookkeeping can help a growing business get funded, manage cash flow, stay tax compliant and organize…

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5-new-business-trends-predictions-2019 Coping with Jane – Business Article

Home » All posts » 5 NEW business trends & predictions for 2019 As a business owner it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s ahead. Here are 5 business trends and predictions for 2019 that every business owners needs to know about: Getting on your potential customer’s radar will continue to get harder and more expensive, because the cost of advertising continues to increase. The cost of “selling” therefore will continue to rise. What this…

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Work Postures for a Healthy Spine with Aaron Alexander – Wonen in Business Article

Welcome to your last Monday Motivation mission for 2018! This Entrepreneur series has been a fun ride, and we’ll be doing much more of it in 2019! If you want to catch up on all of the episodes over the holidays, tune in here. As entrepreneurs, we’re on our computers A LOT. And for many of us, that means we’re sitting a lot. Preeetty much all the time. The thing is, all of this hard work and magic-creatin’ can put…

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The Most Zen Morning Routine for Entrepreneurs – Women in Business Article

Welcome back to the second installment of our IGTV Morning Ritual series! If you don’t already know: I’m completely obsessed with learning the morning rituals of some of the most brilliant entrepreneurs and creators on the planet — which is why I’m so excited to introduce you to my friend Mariana Grace. Mariana is a hypnotherapist and founder of Architect Your Mind Blueprint who does incredible work helping entrepreneurs rewire their subconscious minds through coaching, hypnosis, and shamanic yoga.…

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A Morning Routine Full of Momentum With Jim Kwik – Women in Business Article

“Baby it’s a brand new dayyyy! Ain’t no clouds hangin’ over me! Something doesn’t feel the same… the rest of my life gonna start today!” Those are lyrics to the song “Good Morning” by Max Frost a.k.a my alarm clock. If you haven’t heard it yet and need a song to get you grooving first thing in the morning, I highly recommend it. 🙂 I wake up to this song each and every day, and have a few rituals in…

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Should You Accept Investment Money From Your Spouse? – Business Article

Imagine that you just got married — or have been married for some time — and you want to start a small business. You share the news with your spouse, who gets excited about this endeavor with you. They’re so happy that they offer to give you money to put towards the new company. But, you’re hesitant to say “I do” to their offer. Is it a good or bad idea to give your spouse investment funds for their small…

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SAP Analytics – Emerging Tech and the Digital Supply Chain – Business Intelligence Article

Part 1 in the 3-part series “Digital Supply Chain for a Digital Economy“ At SAP, we define an intelligent enterprise as an organization that uses data to achieve higher value outcomes—faster and with less risk. Sounds simple enough, no? But if you aspire to become an intelligent enterprise, where do you start? Look no further than your supply chain. Supply chain processes are ripe for change—especially if you plan on surviving in the digital economy. The fact is, in a complex, globalized, digital…

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Rituals for Creativity and Inspiration with Alexi Panos – Women in Business Article

It’s such an exciting day for #MondayMotivation here in She Takes on the World Land, because joining me today is the one, the only Alexi Panos! Alexi is one of my dear friends, and if you haven’t met her yet, she’s a modern day philosopher, writer, artist, humanitarian and all around badass nerd.   To date, she’s created thousands of hours of videos transforming big ideas around spirituality, personal development, and business into bite sized nuggets anyone can digest. We…

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A Morning Dream Routine for Entrepreneurs With Jim Kwik – Women in Business Article

“I think I had a dream last night?” “Oh my gosh you were in my dream last night — it was so weird!” “I kept having the weirdest dreams last night, I don’t know why…” We all sleep, we all dream. It’s your brain continuing to problem-solve and reflect on the day, wayyy after you’ve crashed. As entrepreneurs, our sleep is crucial. Why? Because although we’re not technically working after we drift off — our brain still is. As many…

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4 Networking Tips All Small Business Owners Should Know – Business Article

The most successful entrepreneurs typically have one thing in common (other than a great business idea): They’re good at networking. Networking is an important skill to learn for small business owners. Some people are naturals who can work a room without breaking a sweat and seem to float from conversation to conversation. Others often do break a sweat and tread water from conversation to conversation. If you’re in that second group, know it does get easier with a bit of…

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SAP Analytics – SAP Analytics Fall 2018 Innovation Update—Join the #askSAP Community Call – Business Intelligence Article

It’s hard to believe that in just three short months it will be 2019. It’s been quite a journey this year for BI and analytics with our customers, our teams, and our products. This journey has taken us from ‘governed BI’ to ‘modern and agile BI with data discovery,’ to the acceptance of cloud analytics and now emergent ‘smart BI’ using AI and machine learning to provide natural language interfaces. Having been part of the BI and analytics team at…

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Top 5 Reasons Women Love Female-Only Networking Groups – Women in Business Article

This article by AWE co-founder Karen Bate originally appeared in Entrepreneur.com. For many women business owners, the term networking evokes a superficial, soulless exchange of cards that rarely leads to genuine new connections — or business. Yet, being an entrepreneur can be lonely, and we all know getting out there is crucial to your company’s growth and success. This may explain why women-only networking is an increasingly appealing option and a growing trend. From The Wing, a high-end coworking space in New York and D.C., to the…

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The Resilience of Master Data Management – Business Intelligence Article

Final article in a six-part series on the “New Age of Master Data Management” by Julie Hunt For years, there have been industry professionals and analysts who seemingly find pleasure in declaring some type of technology “dead”. This compulsion has been a constant in the software industry. Master data management (MDM) is no exception. Some have been convinced that MDM was DOA practically from the day it emerged as a distinct form of data management and data governance. Making such…

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What Happened in 2017 and Where Is 2018 Going – Business Intelligence Article

Every year, the nice folks at BIBlogg.no reach out to various experts to get their opinions on the greatest trends in analytics. You can get the full list of answers here, but here are my answers to their questions. What was, in your opinion, the most important thing that happened in analytics in 2017? The biggest change was a massive wave of publicity about the power of data, with many algorithmic breakthroughs. Computers are now better at transcribing speech, reading lips, and…

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SAP Analytics – Everything Analytics at SAPinsider #BIHANA2018 in Las Vegas – Business Intelligence Article

Conference season has officially begun! Come talk data with us next week, February 26th – March 1st at SAPinsider #BIHANA2018 in Las Vegas. SAP will showcase its latest innovations in business intelligence and analytics—bringing you tons of great sessions, hands-on workshops, and numerous opportunities to talk with our SAP Experts. Here’s your insider’s peek into the event. Top Analytics Sessions at SAPinsider #BIHANA 2018 Monday, February 26th, 2018  8:30am – 10:15am: The Realities of a Digital Enterprise: How to Create…

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SAP Analytics – Join a Feedback Forum at #BIAConf and Be Entered to Win a Google Home – Business Intelligence Article

In addition to top sessions and workshops at the BI + Analytics Conference 2018 next week, SAP is bringing analytics experts straight to you. This year at the #BIAConf, we’re hosting five feedback forums to have constructive discussions together. And if you attend  a feedback forum—and help us spread the word by getting social about it—you’ll be entered to win a Google Home! Join the conversation right next to the SAP kiosk at any of the times below (please note:…

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From Waitress to Owner: “How Passion Carried Me Through” – Wonen in Business Article

How does a waitress—that is, a great waitress—become the proprietor of a restaurant? For Lea Fridrich, who took over the vegan Garden Café in Woodstock, New York, in 2015, the process involved hard work and the ability to turn to the community around her for support. Her now 10-year-old daughter, True, also played an important role and spends weekends and holidays working in the café, joyfully investing in her own future. Many of the people who have been key to…

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MDM – Speaking the “Language” of Business – Business Intelligence Article

Part 5 of a six-part series on the “New Age of Master Data Management” by Julie Hunt Data management continues to take on an ever-growing range of activities as the role of data has evolved and expanded for many organizations. Business agility and real-time insight are inherent requirements for many organizations. To meet such requirements, organizations need right-time data on a continuous basis, where master data management initiatives are integral to processing business-ready data. MDM software solutions are evolving as well,…

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Dream Big and Bold – Savor Magazine – Women in Business Article

A SELF-PROCLAIMED “ACCIDENTAL ENTREPRENEUR,” VICTORIA LYNDEN, FOUNDER OF KOHANA COFFEE, TRANSFORMED A FUN SIDE PROJECT INTO A COMPANY VALUED AT $100 MILLION. HERE, SHE SHARES HER SECRET TO SUCCESS. “DON’T BELIEVE WHAT YOUR EYES ARE TELLING YOU. ALL THEY SHOW IS LIMITATION.” Almost all great businesses begin with solving a problem—you want something; it doesn’t exist, so you create it. That something for Victoria Lynden was great-tasting coffee. “I was running a restaurant and wine bar in Austin, Texas, but what I really wanted to offer my customers was great coffee,” she says.…

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How to move forward even when you feel overwhelmed. – Women in Business Article

Did you know that in a recent Harvard study, only 3% of the students in the MBA program had written goals and a plan to achieve them? Ten years later, the study showed that this 3% was earning 10 times more than the other 97% of the class. Other statistics show that 92% of people who set goals quit within two weeks.  It’s no surprise, then, that many entrepreneurs launch amazing ideas and products into the world, but then can’t…

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Eight Predictions for the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2018 – Business Intelligence Article

As 2017 comes to a close, some of us at SAP put our heads together to predict the trends we think we’ll see in the Internet of Things space for the next 12 months. Here they are, in no particular order: 1)The IoT Hype Is Over—But the Trough of Disillusionment Typically Precedes Mainstream Adoption. Customers have by now generally accepted IoT as a main driver of digital transformation. However, in 2018, they will be looking for business value and outcomes…

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